Walnut Chikki

 

Walnut chikkis are sweet bars made of walnuts,plums and jaggery. The jaggery is melted to a syrupy liquid and the dry fruits are added to it. The mix is the spread on a plate and allowed to cool. The jaggery gives the sweet taste while the walnut gives it the richness. This recipe is from the Rishimukh magazine.

Walnut chikki ingredients

The ingredients:walnut pieces, jaggery and plums

Walnut Chikki 1

The jaggery is melted along with some ghee. The dry fruits are added to this syrup and cooled on a tray

Walnut Chikki 2

Ingredients:

  • Walnut: 1 cup
  • Jaggery: 3/4 cup
  • Plums:  1/2 cup
  • Ghee: 2 tbsp

Preparation:

  • Cut the walnuts into small pieces
  • Pound the jaggery so that it melts quickly
  • Grease a tray on which the jaggery mix can be cooled

Method:

  • Melt ghee in a thick wok on low heat
  • Add the jaggery while keeping the flame on low
  • Keep stirring till the jaggery melts completely
  • Add the walnuts and plums and mix. The jaggery must completely cove the dry fruits
  • Turn of the flame and spread the hot mix on the greased tray
  • Make cuts on the hot mix while it is hot
  • Once the jaggery dry walnut mix cools down cut out the bars

Note:

  • Cashew nut can also be used instead of walnuts